Overdose Prevention Society heroes will get to enjoy some downtime at a Drake concert

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      As Vancouver's legion of Drake fanatics know, the hip-hop artist also known as Drizzy will be in town on November 3 and 4.

      Some of those Drake lovers have been saving lives with the Overdose Prevention Society at 58 East Hastings Street in Vancouver.

      According to its year-end report for 2017, it received 175,284 visits and dealt with 417 overdoses.

      Naloxone was administered 397 times, there were 153 calls to 9-11, 70 transfers to hospital, and ZERO deaths.

      It's a pretty amazing record.

      So where does Drake fit in?

      The society's executive director, Sarah Blyth, wanted to reward these community activists with seats at one of the upcoming Drake concerts.

      Thanks to a Twitter fundraising campaign led by the executive vice president of the Provincial Health Services Authory and head of B.C. Emergency Health Services, Linda Lupini, more than $2,000 was collected to make it possible.